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The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University , formerly the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia , is the oldest natural science research institution and museum in the Americas . It was founded in 1812, by many of the leading naturalists of the young American republic with an expressed mission of "the encouragement and cultivation of the sciences". For over two centuries of continuous operations, the Academy has sponsored expeditions, conducted original environmental and systematics research, and amassed natural history collections containing more than 17 million specimens. The Academy also has a long tradition of public exhibits and educational programs for both schools and the general public.

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Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Benjamin Franklin Parkway 1900
PA 19103 Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
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Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday
10:00 – 17:00
Thursday
10:00 – 17:00
Friday
10:00 – 17:00
Saturday
10:00 – 17:00
Sunday
10:00 – 17:00

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0 – 1Free
2 – 12$18.00
13+$22.00
65+$19.00
Military$19.00
Students$19.00

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Benjamin Franklin Parkway 1900, Philadelphia

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